Tomsula: “There’s a couple times in the last three days I was kind of hoping, ‘Don’t take that guy because we could have put some depth in that spot.’ You know what I mean?”

SANTA CLARA — This is the transcript of Jim Tomsula’s post-draft press conference, courtesy of the 49ers’ public relations department. It seems like there’s some good guys that you took.  Was that a priority for you?  Was that something that you really looked at, who these people were as people?  “Yeah.  Can’t separate the person […]

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Baalke on not drafting a corner: “There were times we tried to address it. The board didn’t fall that way. Sometimes it doesn’t.”

SANTA CLARA — Here is the transcript of Trent Baalke’s post-draft press conference, courtesy of the 49ers’ public relations department. Today was an offensive-heavy day, but I’m curious about the 5th round selection of Bradley Pinion. What did you see in him as a punter and what does it mean for P Andy Lee? “First […]

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Baalke: “That’s just how the board played out.”

SANTA CLARA — This is the transcript of Trent Baalke’s post-Day-2 press conference, courtesy of the 49ers’ public relations department. Tell us about your young safety S Jaquiski Tartt? “What can I tell you about him? He’s a friend of [DB] Jimmie Ward’s, start there. Same high school. A four-down player. A guy that can […]

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NFL draft: 49ers eye Seahawks rivalry with Day 2 picks

This is my news story on Day 2 of the 49ers’ draft. SANTA CLARA — The San Francisco 49ers must have made their second- and third-round picks with the Seattle Seahawks in mind. The Niners needed a cornerback. During the offseason they lost Chris Culliver and Perrish Cox, both of their starting cornerbacks from last […]

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Eli Harold: “Having a late first round, second round grade and falling to the third, I was upset.”

SANTA CLARA — Here is a transcript of Eli Harold’s first press conference as a member of the 49ers, courtesy of the 49ers public relations department. What was your reaction when you got the phone call? “You know, it popped up on my phone as a Cali number. And then I looked at the screen, […]

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Jaquiski Tartt: “Really, a lot of teams, they honestly didn’t throw my way in college.”

SANTA CLARA — Here is a transcript of Jaquiski Tartt’s first press conference as a member of the 49ers, courtesy of the 49ers public relations department. Where are we hearing from you tonight? “I’m on the road, actually. I’m headed to my school to celebrate with my teammates and my family in Birmingham.”   Who […]

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Armstead: “I don’t think I am raw. If you watch film of me, you’ll see a technically sound player.”

SANTA CLARA — This is the transcript of Arik Armstead’s first press conference as a 49er, courtesy of the 49ers public relations department.   It seems like most of the major draft analysts had the 49ers taking you. Did you have a real sense that they were quite interested in you? “Yeah, I had a […]

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Tomsula on Armstead: “He’s inconsistent in tape and he’s young.”

SANTA CLARA — Here is the transcript of Jim Tomsula’s post-Round-1 press conference, courtesy of the 49ers’ public relations department.   As an old defensive line coach at heart, how exciting is it for you to get a defensive lineman that has a lot of high ceiling so to speak in terms of your first […]

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Baalke: “Five or six guys you could say that we coveted at that spot.”

SANTA CLARA — Here is the transcript of Trent Baalke’s post-Round-1 press conference, courtesy of the 49ers public relations department.   Can you talk about what happened at 15? Obviously, Armstead still on the board, Kevin Johnson. Were both of those guys considerations and that is what enabled you to drop two spots down?   […]

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